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East Building Entrance

Ogden FamilySearch Library

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539 24th Street Ogden, Utah
801-626-1132
Ogden FamilySearch
Hours

Mon: 9 am – 5 pm
Tue-Thurs: 9 am – 9 pm
Fri - Sat: 9 am – 5 pm


Contents

Purpose

Ogden FamilySearch Library is a branch of FamilySearch and the Family History Library in Salt Lake City, Utah (United States). [1] Their goal is to provide resources to assist you in the research and study of your genealogy and family history by:

  • Giving personal one-on-one assistance to patrons to help all patrons readily identify and link their ancestors
  • Providing access to genealogical records through the Internet or microfilm loan program
  • Offering free how-to classes.

Contact Information

Classes

Ogden FamilySearch Library offers classes and special seminars. Most classes are free with just a few with a nominal charge. You can find the class that works for you at Ogden FamilySearch Library Class Schedule. Classes can also be found at Ogden FamilySearch Library/Classes and Handouts

Family History Consultant

For training please see the classes offered and the online training at Family History Consultant training.

Indexing

Resources

Many resources are found at the Center along with up to date courses.

The following services are offered:

Assistance is available for Software and Websites

  • Ancestral Quest
  • Advanced Legacy
  • All My Cousins
  • Branches
  • FamilySearch.org
  • Family Tree
  • Indexing
  • Internet Research
  • Legacy: Beginning or Intermediate
  • Photos: Enhancing & Using in Family History and Family tree
  • Roots Magic
  • Assistance with Learning

Group Visits

Stake and Ward Tours of the Library are scheduled nightly, where youth or adult groups are scheduled to visit the Library to tour the facility or schedule a specific training program taught by library instructors on any family history subject or subjects.

Repositories

Local Resources

Repositories with significant Latter-day Saint collections

  • BYU Center for Family History and Genealogy, Provo.
  • Family History Library, Salt Lake City, 450 computers, 3,400 databases, 3.1 million microforms, 4,500 periodicals, 310,000 books of worldwide family and local histories, civil, church, immigration, ethnic, military, Mormon records.
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, LDS history 1830-now: diaries, manuscripts, Church records, photographs, oral history, architectural drawings, pamphlets, newspapers, periodicals, maps, microforms, audiovisual material[2]
  • Daughters of Utah Pioneers, Salt Lake City, the Museum displays artifacts, and the History Department collects and preserves about 100,000 histories of pioneers who set out for, settled, or were born in Utah by 10 May 1869.[3]
  • Utah State Historical Society, Salt Lake City, family histories, photographs, books, manuscript collections, directories, maps, newspapers, yearbooks, and periodicals are available in the Research Center and online.[4]

Similar Collections

Neighboring repositories

Sources

  1. The large centers, previously called multi-stake or regional centers, are now called FamilySearch Libraries.
  2. "Church History Library and Archives" in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints [Internet site] at http://www.lds.org/churchhistory/library (accessed 18 October 2008).
  3. "Pioneer Museum" and "History Department" pages in International Society ~ Daughter of Utah Pioneers [Internet site] at http://www.dupinternational.org/ (accessed 18 October 2008).
  4. "Research Center and Collections" and "Collections Available at the Research Center" in Utah State History [Internet site] at http://history.utah.gov/research_and_collections/index.html (accessed 18 October 2008).

 

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